Campus Life

Penn State Berks holds virtual summer camps

Berks has a long history of offering educational and fun summer camps for middle school and high school children on a wide variety of subjects. This year, the pandemic has changed the way in which summer camps will be offered.

Penn State plans to resume on-campus work and learning in fall semester

Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s guidelines for colleges and universities, and look forward to welcoming back faculty, staff and students to resume on-campus, in-person classes and other activities this fall in a limited fashion.

Larson honored with Outstanding Global Program Award

For the last decade, Janelle Larson has packed her bags after Penn State Berks’ spring commencement and traveled to Kenya. She does not make this journey for the purpose of a vacation; rather she has led a University-wide global outreach program.

Penn State Berks introduces LionSide Chats

Beginning the week of June 8, Penn State Berks will reach out to the local community in a brand new way – through LionSide Chats, a modern interpretation of President Roosevelt’s Depression-era “Fireside Chats.”